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From: Jim Yanik
Subject: Re: heat seeking missile guidance system
Date: Thu, 26 Dec 2002 21:03:38 +0000 (UTC)
Organization: Friends of Lummox
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> Jim Yanik wrote:
>> "Anthony Q. Bachler" wrote in
>>> Imaging is necessary for newer missles that have to hit targets
>>> while moving at supersonic speeds. Older slow missiles from WW2 had
>>> a larger margin of error in the servos and were also less accurate.
>>> Imaging gives the ability to more accurately control the servos
>>> instead of just turning full right/left/up/down.
>> No,imaging is necessary for counter-countermeasures(decoy/flare-
>> rejection).It makes the missile very difficult to jam.But imaging
>> requires more complex computer (FAST)image processing,the servos are
>> probably the same as have been proven in the past.
> Then again, computers are cheap.
> I can't get over the fact that I can produce decent real-time encoded
> video with bits that cost only $100 or so.
Yes,but can you integrate them into a small missile? and can you do the SW
for the job?
Jim Yanik,NRA member
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